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The GOP's Real Ted Cruz Drama

Salon | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

The ongoing fight between the Republican establishment and the Tea Party is turning into a downward spiral of vengeance that would leave any Greek tra...

Cruz Claims Religious Liberties Have 'Never Been More Under Attack'

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Possible presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is auditioning at one of the nation's largest meetings of young evangelicals, a critical vo...

Ted Cruz Points Finger At GOP Colleagues

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said Saturday that Republicans lost the government shutdown budget battle because some memb...

Amanda Terkel

Ted Cruz Will Not Block Vote On Senate Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Wednesday that he will not block a deal in the Senate to end the shutdown and avert default. "Of course...

Howard Fineman

How Conservatives Cooked A Blue Meth GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party used to be dull and relatively reasonable. It stood for spending restraint, free markets (for big companies) and ge...

Cruz Already Winning Over Conservatives In 2016 Hotbed

The Daily Beast | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics

Ted Cruz claimed he was in Iowa to escape the August heat in Texas. Yeah right. The first term Texas senator gave a campaign stump speech to the cr...

Ted Cruz Taunts Fellow Republicans

Politico | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Ted Cruz is taking his hardball tactics to a whole new level. The Texas freshman senator and his senior aides are unleashing a barrage of attacks o...

Why Liberals Should Hope The GOP Taps Cruz

The Daily Beast | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

So Ted Cruz is off to the races. Don’t know if you caught his This Week segment yesterday, but he was (a) in Iowa, and (b), insisting that he’s no...

Ted Cruz Hits Fellow Republicans For Gun Control Squishiness

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) continued to relish his position as a tea party favorite last week, going out of his way to claim that the actions he...

Ted Cruz: Republicans 'Winning The Argument'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told the Dallas Morning News in an interview published this weekend that the aggressive stands he and a few of his Se...

Tea Party Favorite Ruffling Feathers On Capitol Hill

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

In his first two months as a senator, Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has established himself as a conservative to watch. From standing as one of only three senato...

Tea Party Favorite Poses Problem For GOP

Salon | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

We’ve seen senators like Ted Cruz before. The historical comparison most commonly invoked involves Joe McCarthy, whose scurrilous red-baiting crusad...

Ted Cruz Defends Aggressive Style After Drawing Criticism

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan LEANDER, Texas, Feb 19 (Reuters) - First-term Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas on Tuesday staunchly defended h...

Ted Cruz Emerges As GOP Attack Dog

Salon | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Tea Party Texas Sen. Ted Cruz made his big-time national debut today hectoring Defense nominee Chuck Hagel, the former GOP senator, and the righty blo...